iMac17,1 and other Mac models which don’t update their firmware properly can be brought fully up to date. What’s more, Apple Support is now reluctantly sorting this out those who persist with them.
Many iMac17,1 computers are still stuck with firmware dating back to before macOS Catalina. Could this new approach enable them to install firmware updates again?
Many of this model have been unable to update to newer firmware versions. An appeal for users to report their firmware version and logic board ID.
Provision of maintenance procedures and tools is at the heart of software engineering, but not in macOS.
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Many users of iMac 17,1 models – described officially as the iMac Retina 5K 27-inch Late 2015 – […]
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